The Cambrian

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THIS WEEK

THURSDAY 8-30

Story time for preschoolers. 10:15 to 10:45 a.m. Thursdays. Ages up to 6 welcome. Cambria Library, 900 Main St. 927-4336.

Meditation class. 5:30 p.m. Thursdays. $25. Amethyst Healing Center, 704 Main St., Cambria. 927-1700, amethysthealingcenter.com.

FRIDAY 8-31

Fiber fans invited to free “Stitching in your Slippers.” 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Fridays and Sundays at the Ball & Skein & More, 4210 Bridge St. at Main St. Not a class; just sharing knitting and crocheting time with all abilities and ages. 927-3280.

Cambria Farmers Market, sponsored by Cambria Lions Club, 2:30 to 5:30 p.m. Fridays at the Veterans Memorial Building parking lot, 1000 Main St. Cambria. 924-1260.

Electronic Recycle Center, sponsored by the Unitarian Universalist Community of Cambria. 2:30 to 5 p.m. the last Friday of every month. Bring TVs, PCs, and most other electronic devices. No appliances, batteries or fluorescent lighting. Cambria Farmers Market. Free. Call 927-9556, email info@uuccambria.org,or go to uuccambria.org.

SATURDAY 9-1

Pinedorado Waffle Breakfast. 7 to 10 a.m. Sept. 1. Waffles, sausage, strawberries, melon, juice, coffee, tea. $8 ($4 children 12 and under). Joslyn Recreation Center, 950 Main St., Cambria. Coast Union High School AFS Pinedorado 5K Fun Run. 7:45 a.m. Sept. 1. Registration begins at 7 a.m. Proceeds support the foreign exchange student program. Coast Union High School, 2950 Santa Rosa Creek Road, Cambria. $20 with t-shirt, $15 without. 995-1432. Pancake Breakfast and Movie Screening. 8:30 to 11 a.m. Sept. 1. Screenings of “The Redemption of the Monster of Piedras Blancas” at 8:30, 9:30 and 10:30 a.m. Presented by the Cayucos Educational Foundation and Cayucos Rotary. Cayucos School, 301 Cayucos Drive. 748-2761.

Adventures With Nature. Rain or bad weather cancels outdoor activities. 772-2694 or www.ccnha.org.

Exploring Old San Simeon.

10 a.m.

Sept. 1.

Explore the diverse history and uses of San Simeon Cove. Meet at the Coastal Discovery Center at W.R. Hearst State Beach across from Hearst Castle west of Highway 1. Free, but space is limited. Reservations, 927-6575.



Sea Otter Experience.

11 a.m.

Sept. 1, 2 and 3.

View sea otters in the wild while learning about these incredible creatures from museum docents. Located at Morro Rock in Morro Bay State Park (look for the exhibit trailer on Coleman Drive at the end of the boardwalk and across from the restrooms).



Occupy Cambria. Meet at 1 p.m. the second Saturday of each month at the Veterans Memorial Building, 1000 Main St., walk .9 miles to Wall Street and back again.

SUNDAY 9-2

Bulgarian Guitar Trio. 2 p.m. Sept. 2. Performance for G. Roger Bailey Classical Guitar Scholarship, reception follows. Morro Bay. Suggested donation $20; benefits scholarship. Reservations and directions, 771-8138.

Fiber fans invited to free “Stitching in your Slippers.” See Friday listing for details.

MONDAY 9-3

Pinedorado events.

TUESDAY 9-4

The Cambria Chorale meets for rehearsals from 9 to 11:15 a.m. Tuesdays and periodically from 1:30 to 3 p.m. Fridays at the Joslyn Recreation Center, 950 Main St. All singers welcome. 927-2989.

WEDNESDAY 9-5

Santa Rosa Creek Road Walk. 9:30 a.m. Sept. 5. The Cambria Walking Bunch meets Wednesdays at Shamel Park, 5455 Windsor Blvd., Cambria. darlenencam bria@att.net.

STAGE

“Rumors.” Through Sept. 2. 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays; 3 p.m. Sundays. Cambria Center for the Arts. 1350 Main St., Cambria. $15 to $20, $5 for students. 927-5951.

“The Grand Manner.” Aug. 31, through Sept. 30. Preview night, 7:30 Aug. 31; Champagne Opening Gala, 7:30 Sept. 1; 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays; 3 p.m. Sundays. Comedy/drama. Pewter Plough Playhouse, 824 Main St., Cambria. Preview night, $15, Champagne Gala, $25; $15 to $20. 927-3877, www.pewterploughplayhouse.org.

ART

OPENING H

ope Myers and Sara de Long. Reception: 5 to 8 p.m. Sept. 14. Paintings. Sept. 1, through Sept. 29. Gallery at Marina Square, 601 Embarcadero, No. 10, Morro Bay. 772-1068.

Jari de Ham. Reception: 5 to 8 p.m. Sept. 14. Paintings. Sept. 1, through Sept. 29. Gallery at Marina Square, 601 Embarcadero, No. 10, Morro Bay. 772-1068.

ENDING Jim Huchthausen. Stained and fused glass. Through August. Cambria Library, 900 Main St., Cambria. 927-4336.

Marilyn Wadsworth. Oil paintings. Through August. Edward Jones, 241 S. Ocean, Cayucos.

Marcie Oakes. Acrylic paintings. Through Sept. 3. Deer Run Art and Artifacts, 2024 Main St., Cambria. 927-0427.

Tom Wright. Knife paintings. Through Sept. 3. Top Dog Coffee Bar, 857 Main St., Morro Bay. 772-9225, 995-3539.

“Chasing the Dragon.” Chinese brush paintings. Through Sept. 5. Art Center, 835 Main St., Morro Bay. 772-2504.

ONGOING

Melanee Sylvester Gallery. Paintings of the Central Coast by Melanee Sylvester, a California impressionist oil painter, and contemporary oil paintings by Tracey Sylvester Harris. Ongoing. 724 Main St. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., closed Wednesdays. 927-5450, www.melaneesylvester.com.

Howard Kline. Original abstract expressionistic watercolors and giclee reproductions. Ongoing. Howard Kline Gallery, 750 Sheffield St., Cambria. 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily, closed Wednesday. 927-2917, howardkline.com.

Seekers Glass Gallery, 4090 Burton Drive, Cambria. 927-4352.

Brett White Gallery: Serenity by the Sea. Fine art photography of Cambria and the Central Coast by Brett White. Ongoing. 4044 Burton Drive, Cambria. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday through Monday. 909-1420, BrettWhiteGallery.com.

Kirkes Mar Gallery/Studio. Figurative expressionistic art in oil, watercolor, and pastels. Giclee reproductions available. Ongoing. 2435 Village Lane, Tin City, Cambria. 927-2870.

Bob Kliss. “Teapot Sculpture.” Fantasy floral sculpture. Through September. Seekers Gallery, 4090 Burton Drive, Cambria. 927-4352.

Dean Crawford Jr. Photography. Through September. Kennedy Club Fitness, 500 S. River Road, Paso Robles. 239-8488; Gallery at Marina Square, 601 Embarcadero, No. 10, Morro Bay. 772-1068.

Lisa Sisneros. Acrylic painting. Through September. Cayucos Veterans Memorial Lions Hall, 55 Cayucos Drive, Cayucos. 995-1727.

Brett White. Photography. Ongoing. Brett White Gallery, 4044 Burton Drive, No. 2. Cambria.

PLAN AHEAD

The Cambria Computer Club Novice meeting. 2 p.m. Sept. 6. The topic will be “How to setup a backup system for your files & pictures.” Don’t lose your valuable data to hardware failure. Joslyn Recreation Center Conference Room, 950 Main St., Cambria. Any questions contact Dave Butner dbbig23@charter.net

Community Action Partnership Senior Health Screening. 9:30 a.m. to noon Sept. 10. Free and confidential blood pressure, pulse, weight, cholesterol, diabetes and anemia screenings for seniors age 50 and older. Nutritional and lifestyle counseling. Call 544-2484 ext. 1 to schedule a full lipid panel for $20. St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 2700 Eton Road, Cambria. First come, first serve. Donations welcome.

Pier-to-Point Fun Paddle and Ocean Race at San Simeon Bay. 8 a.m. registration 9 a.m. start, Sept. 15, 6-mile ocean water course from San Simeon Pier to Leffingwell Landing, Cambria. Kayaks, surf-skis, paddleboards, stand-up paddlers and outrigger canoes welcome. Fundraiser for North Coast Ocean Rescue. Entry, lunch and T-shirt for $40. www.ncoronline.com,orchidoutrigger@earthlink.net,234-3922.

Central Coast Carver’s 35th Annual Show. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sept. 15 and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 16. Thirty carvers from California showing and selling hand-crafted woodcarvings. Tools, guides and supplies also for sale. Demonstrations daily. Cayucos Veterans Memorial Lions Hall, 10 Cayucos Drive, Cayucos. Adults $2, children free. 927-3951.

California Coastal and Creek Cleanup Day. 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, Sept. 15. Volunteer trash pickup, various county coast and creek locations. Sponsored by the Environmental Center of San Luis Obispo (ECOSLO). Sign up at www.ecoslo.org/coastal-cleanup-day,call 544-1777 or email programs@ecoslo.org. Hunger Walk. Third annual San Luis Obispo County Food Bank fundraiser begins with check-in at 1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 22. Santa Rosa Catholic Church parish hall, 1174 Main St. Beginning at 2 p.m., walkers can choose to go .9 miles or 1.7 miles, with both routes ending at Cambria Vineyard Church for hot dogs and beverages. Register online at slofood bank.orgor call 238-4664. Every $1 raised will purchase seven meals for someone in need in Cambria. 927-4064 or 927-3159.

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